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Acupuncture for Fertlity: Does it Work?

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Acupuncture for fertility has been used in Eastern medicine for thousands of years. Here in the West, the medical community has only recently begun to acknowledge the benefits of integrating alternative treatments for a more holistic approach…
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Olfaction Action: 10 Fascinating Things About Your Sense of Smell

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Our sense of smell is one of the most mysterious of the five senses. For instance, if you’ve ever walked into a room and experienced a pang of emotion as you thought you smelled your deceased mother in the room, because someone else was wearing…

Is The Master Cleanse Outdated as a Detox Strategy?

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There are all varieties of detox diets out there—so think of the Master Cleanse as the old-school-Rocky-Balboa-no-frills-boot-camp school of all cleanses. Like all detoxes and diets, it really comes down to tastes and personalities. Some…

Colon Cancer Awareness Month: Learn How to Prevent this Common Killer

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If you think colon cancer is a man’s disease, that only older people get it and that it cannot be prevented, you have fallen for three common myths related to the third most diagnosed cancer in the United States. Instead, you should know…

Health First: 10 Facts You Need to Know About the Ebola Virus Channel: Health

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Lately it seems as if the whole world has been hit hard on all fronts. War and political strife in the Ukraine and Middle East are filling our airwaves and, on top of all that, the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa is all over the news…

Is Three a Crowd? 10 Facts About 3-Parent Fertilization to Know Now

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Since 3-parent fertilization is a relatively new procedure in the world of fertility treatments, we thought we’d give you the basics. Three-person in vitro fertilization involves combining eggs from two different women in order to replace…

15 Huge Misconceptions About E-Cigarettes & Vapes

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Ready to quit smoking? Join the club! There are so many people desperate to improve their health by ditching the habit these days that a whole new industry, e-cigarettes and vapes, seems to be everywhere we turn. “The use of e-cigarettes…

13 Reasons Why Fecal Transplants are Hot Right Now

Are you reading this while eating? You may want to step away from your food and bookmark this for later. We are about to get real. Real about your poop. This is not to gross you out, but to inform you.  People are talking about fecal transplants…

15 Ways to Quit Smoking Without a Patch

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Quitting smoking is one of the hardest things to do. It may even be one of the hardest things you’ll ever do in your life. May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, and we’re all about increasing awareness about this nasty habit, and how to quit…